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Careers

People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.

Assistant Professor, Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Science

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to more than 15,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

Opportunity

The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Science invites applications for a one-year, full-time, contractually-limited appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2021 subject to final budgetary approval. A specific focus of the position will be to further the development of MacEwan’s Behavioural Interventions Certificate of Achievement (BICA) program and to provide leadership in planning and implementing non-credit workshops and courses for the community with the School of Continuing Education.

The successful candidate will have expertise in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), a proven track record in the implementation and supervision of ABA interventions (especially with respect to ASD), evidence of effective teaching of courses in both basic and applied behaviour analysis at the undergraduate level, and a history of scholarly work in the field. Graduation from an accredited institution with a graduate degree in psychology or related discipline is required (PhD preferred), as is certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Behaviour Analyst Doctoral (BCBA-D). Preferred candidates will also have experience in the development and management of ABA training programs and in the supervision of ABA-related student field placements and research projects.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, academic transcripts, along with the names and contact information of three professional referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the Department Chair to provide three (3) letters of reference sent directly from referees.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Aimee Skye, Chair, Department of Psychology. Contact information and further information about the department can be found at: http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/SchoolsFaculties/ArtsScience/Programs/BachelorofArts/Disciplines/Psychology/index.htm

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you have special assessment needs, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please disclose any requirements when contacted for an interview. This information will be kept confidential.

Category Full-Time Limited Term
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Competition No. 21.05.056
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